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Bill Wyatt honored with APSU endowment by Clarksville-Montgomery Health Foundation

CLARKSVILLE, TN (CLARKSVILLE NOW) – The Clarksville-Montgomery County Health Foundation (CMCCHF) is pleased to honor Bill Wyatt through an endowment to Austin Peay State University. The Bill Wyatt Distinguished Professorship Award will provide resources for Austin Peay professors to expand student knowledge and experiences in the area of health sciences. Awards will be used for… Read More…»


Clarksville Women’s Club Donates Dictionaries

CLARKSVILLE, TN – Clarksville Women’s Club members at Barksdale Elementary School with the Principal Melinda Harris and Assistant Principal Karen Hoskins after donating dictionaries to all third-grade students. The Dictionary Project was started in Montgomery County by the GFWC Clarksville Women’s Club earlier this year.  The club applied for a grant from the CMC Community Health… Read More…»


Austin Peay State University to host Greenway Trail ribbon cutting

CLARKSVILLE, TN – Austin Peay State University will host the APSU Greenway Trail Ceremony and Ribbon Cutting at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, March 16, at the APSU Pace Alumni Center at Emerald Hill, located at 751 N. 2nd Street in Clarksville. The APSU Greenway is a project funded by a grant from the Clarksville Montgomery… Read More…»


Health Foundation awarded over $5 million in 2020 in Montgomery County

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – The Clarksville Montgomery County Community Health Foundation awarded over $5.1 million in 2020. During the pandemic outbreak, they provided COVID-19 emergency grants from March through December 2020, according to a press release from the CMC Community Health Foundation. During this time, CMC Community Health Foundation awarded over $772,000 to different organizations in… Read More…»


Greenway to be expanded to Austin Peay State University in Clarksville

The Clarksville Greenway will soon be connected to Austin Peay State University, in a plan that will eventually allow people to bike, walk or run from Downtown Commons, through APSU, across the Red River and all the way up to Billy Dunlop Park. The new, 10-foot-wide asphalt walkway will span a little more than half a mile,… Read More…»


American Heart Association Launches #QuitLying Day to Combat Youth Vaping in Schools

Nashville, Tenn. (CLARKSVILLENOW) — The American Heart Association, the world’s leading nonprofit organization focused on heart and brain health for all, is working with over 100 schools, including schools in Clarksville-Montgomery County, to demand e-cigarette companies to take accountability for marketing products directly to youth. On Thursday, January 16, the American Heart Association nationally launched… Read More…»


One Woman’s Crisis Brings Rape Center Back To Clarksville

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – After Dorlisha White was raped last summer, she felt alone. But because of her brave actions, many future Clarksville rape victims have somewhere to turn for help. White was raped at Fort Campbell last year and her attacker, Tyran Alexander, was sentenced to 10 years in Fort Leavenworth for sexual assault and… Read More…»


Community Health Foundation Supports Local Initiatives

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – The Clarksville-Montgomery County Community Health Foundation has approved $772,000 in local grants in the current grant cycle. The Community Health Foundation acts as the public advocacy board entrusted with disbursing public assets flowing from Clarksville Volunteer Health Inc. Clarksville Volunteer Health is the 20 percent minority joint venture partner in Gateway Medical… Read More…»


Funding Available For Anti-Smoking Projects

Grants Available in Clarksville Area: Given the importance of tobacco use as an influence on the health of communities and given the fact that we have not received any requests for funding in the area of curtailing or preventing tobacco use, the Clarksville-Montgomery County Community Health Foundation is making funding available for projects aimed at controlling the… Read More…»


Congratulations to Board Member Joey Smith!

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – Montgomery County Public Health Director Joey Smith (’99) was recently honored as one of the leaders in his field in the United States, and Austin Peay State University is proud to welcome Smith to campus as he discusses his successes and what he sees in the future of public health. Smith’s discussion… Read More…»